The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 208 167 168
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.023% 0.97% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.100% 4.29% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 44 26
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1005 1073 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.89% 22.72% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 779 928 693
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford - 1 £42,000 - 1
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (82.76%) VMware
3 23 (79.31%) Windows
4 22 (75.86%) MCSE
4 22 (75.86%) MS Exchange
5 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (68.97%) MS Excel
6 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
6 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
7 17 (58.62%) SAN
8 15 (51.72%) ITIL
8 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
9 12 (41.38%) Firewall
10 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
10 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (34.48%) vSphere
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (34.48%) SQL
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
12 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
12 9 (31.03%) VLAN
12 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
12 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (27.59%) Lync
13 8 (27.59%) Office 365
13 8 (27.59%) PowerShell

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (75.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
4 8 (27.59%) Lync
5 3 (10.34%) IIS
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 9 (31.03%) VLAN
4 8 (27.59%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (20.69%) VPN
6 4 (13.79%) DHCP
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) SSL
8 2 (6.90%) HTTP
9 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) DBA
4 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
5 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) LAMP
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
6 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) High Availability
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (17.24%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Data Security
5 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
3 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (75.86%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) MCDBA
4 5 (17.24%) MCITP
4 5 (17.24%) MCP
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 10 (34.48%) vSphere
4 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) DameWare
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
4 8 (27.59%) NetApp
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + pension + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago